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Fargo Youth Initiative - February 20, 2018 Minutes

Tuesday 2/23
Fargo Main Library

eFargo: energy efficiency
Energy efficiency is the cheapest method of providing energy
Capability to reduce energy consumption by 23%
Georgetown University Energy Prize Winner, shaved off 8-10% of energy use for every home in Fargo
Design: Build Passive House, uses 92% less energy than the average house
Energy Analysis Through Visualization using thermal cameras
Energy Consumed by Buildings: Embodied Energy 10-20%, Operational Energy 80%-90%, designers mostly take into account of embodied energy
Personification of all energy waste: Waste-a-Watt (created by elementary schoolers)
Tag the waste, fix the waste
eFargo gamers joined consistently
Policy initiatives all failed